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Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging.
Study shows exercise induces changes in sweat biomolecule levels

Study shows exercise induces changes in sweat biomolecule levels

Standard risk-adjustment methodologies have been unfairly penalizing CAHs, study suggests

Standard risk-adjustment methodologies have been unfairly penalizing CAHs, study suggests

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

Insights into prevalence, incidence, and impact of COPD in older adults

Insights into prevalence, incidence, and impact of COPD in older adults

American baby boomers have lower cognition scores than earlier generations

American baby boomers have lower cognition scores than earlier generations

COVID-19: Older adults fared better emotionally than younger and middle-aged people

COVID-19: Older adults fared better emotionally than younger and middle-aged people

UGA study looks into feelings of loneliness among older adults during COVID-19

UGA study looks into feelings of loneliness among older adults during COVID-19

Fasting-mimicking diet along with hormone therapy could help treat breast cancer

Fasting-mimicking diet along with hormone therapy could help treat breast cancer

Study examines if Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias affect delirium severity

Study examines if Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias affect delirium severity

Sanders-Brown researchers screen first participant in drug study to prevent early Alzheimer's

Sanders-Brown researchers screen first participant in drug study to prevent early Alzheimer's

USC scientists may have found a path toward increasing human lifespan

USC scientists may have found a path toward increasing human lifespan

New framework provides a path for enhanced care in nursing homes during COVID-19 and beyond

New framework provides a path for enhanced care in nursing homes during COVID-19 and beyond

New method helps assess the physical activity of older people

New method helps assess the physical activity of older people

Study: Staring at deep red light can significantly improve declining eyesight

Study: Staring at deep red light can significantly improve declining eyesight

Tiny protein in mitochondria has a big impact on health and longevity, study shows

Tiny protein in mitochondria has a big impact on health and longevity, study shows

Low physical function after hip fracture increases risk of bone deterioration

Low physical function after hip fracture increases risk of bone deterioration

Low physical function and low muscle mass increase risk for bone loss after hip fracture

Low physical function and low muscle mass increase risk for bone loss after hip fracture

Physically inactive adults face high risk of major mobility disability

Physically inactive adults face high risk of major mobility disability

Study examines link between physical activity and frailty among older adults

Study examines link between physical activity and frailty among older adults

Study links COVID-19-based loneliness with elevated psychiatric symptoms in older adults

Study links COVID-19-based loneliness with elevated psychiatric symptoms in older adults